Observation 163972: Lactarius hygrophoroides Berk. & M.A. Curtis
When: 2013-06-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in open woods with a preponderance of Hickory, some Hemlock and a few Oaks. Poor soil on a hillside. Fragile caps and stipes. Latex white, but don’t remember taste, or its smell.

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Used references: Milk Mushrooms. B.B.H.

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By: Phil (gunchky)
2014-04-24 20:59:59 CDT (-0400)

less guesswork on my part. I was hasty in my Id and didn’t read the description closely enough. This is a good example of poor observation and hasty work. The worst part is that I have found and consumed this species once before. Thanks for the heads up Dave.

By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-04-23 22:41:31 CDT (-0400)
L. salmoneus has orange latex.

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